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Orientation & Registration Schedules

Starting in late April, incoming students who have paid a tuition deposit will receive an Orientation, Registration & Housing packet from the Augustana Office of Admissions. This packet will include everything you need to know and do to prepare for Orientation & Registration. See the event schedule below.

For First-Year Students attending on June 6, 10, 13, 17, 20 or July 11

For Parents of First-Year Students attending on June 6, 10, 13, 17, 20 or July 11

For Transfer Students attending on June 2

For Parents of Transfer Students attending on June 2

For First-Year Students attending on August 6

For Parents of First-Year Students attending on August 6

For First-Year and Transfer Students attending on August 17

For Parents of First-Year and Transfer Students attending on August 17

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First-Year Students Orientation & Registration schedule
(June 6, 10, 13, 17, 20 and July 11)

8 a.m.
Doors Open, Gerber Center
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Student Check-in, Gerber Center, 4th floor
 
Students will turn in employment paperwork, have their student ID photo taken, and login to their student email and Arches accounts. Be sure to arrive at 8:00 a.m. so you can complete these steps before the 9:00 a.m. Welcome.
9:00 a.m.
Welcome Students and Parents, Gerber Center Gavle Room
9:30 a.m.
Icebreakers: Get to know some of your fellow students! Hanson Science 102
Office of Student Life and Leadership
First-Year Mentors
10:30 a.m.
Introduction to the Liberal Arts and Core Requirements, Hanson Science 102
Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean of the College
Gillian Lederman, Professor
11:00 a.m.
Lunch with Augustana First-Year Mentors, Gerber Center Dining Room
11:50 a.m.

Foreign Language at Augustana, Registration Worksheets and Preview of Arches. Hanson Science 102

Foreign Language faculty
Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Students rotate between three sessions: "Advising/Registration," "Your Augustana Game Plan," and "Campus Life" Gerber Center

4:00 p.m. Reunite with parents/guardians, lemonade and cookies, residence hall tours. The Brew, Gerber Center

Parents of First-Year Students Orientation & Registration schedule (June 6, 10, 13, 17, 20 and July 11)

8:00 a.m.
Parent Check-in, Gerber Center fourth floor; coffee, juice, pastries
Meet with representatives from Financial Aid, Residential Life, Computer Services (ITS), Medical Coordinator, CORE
9:00 a.m.
Welcome Students and Parents, Gerber Center, Gavle Room
Mr. Kent Barnds, Vice President of Enrollment
Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean and Vice President of Student Life
Ms. Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising
9:30 a.m.
The Augustana Academic Experience, Gavle Room
Academic Support Services

Dr. Pareena Lawrence, Dean and Provost of the College
Dr. Jeffrey Ratliff-Crain, Associate Dean
Yen Dao, Coordinator of Student Success Services
 
Or
                   
On June 13 ONLY:  Que nos Ofrece Augustana?
Samuel Payan, Director of Multicultural Student Life
10:30 a.m.
Break
11:00 a.m.
The Role of the Advisor, Gavle Room
Mary Windeknecht, Director of First-Year Advising
 
11:30 a.m.

The Nuts and Bolts of Registration, Gavle Room

Ms. Liesl Fowler, Registrar

12:00 pm

Lunch, Gerber Center Dining Room

The following resources are available during lunch for individual consultations:
Academic Accommodations, Yen Dao, Coordinator of Student Sucess Services
Medical Accommodations, Evelyn Campbell, Dean of Students
Mental Health, Mike Tendall, Director of Counseling Services

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

Break-out Session Options in Olin:

What Life is Like Outside the Classroom
Financial Assistance and Billing
How Augustana Prepares Students for Success
Embracing Diversity: Students of Color Thriving at Augustana

On June 13 ONLY at 1:15 p.m.:  Como apoyar a su hijo/hija durante su tiempo en Augustana, Oasis Room, Gerber Center

1:45 p.m.

 Break

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Break-out Sessions Options in Olin:
 
Life in the Residence Halls
Financial Assistance & Billing
Resources for Athletes
How Augustana Prepares Students for Success
 
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Break-out Session Options in Olin:
 
What Life is Like Outside the Classroom 
Life in the Residence Halls
Resources for Athletes
Helping Your Frist-Generation College Student Thrive at Augustana
 
4:00 p.m.
Reunite with your student, lemonade and cookies, residence hall tours, The Brew, Gerber Center

Transfer Students Orientation & Registration schedule (June 2)

8:30 a.m.
Student Check-in, Gerber Center fourth floor; coffee, juice, pastries
Students will turn in their employment forms, have their student ID photo taken, turn in Immunization forms, and login to their student email and Arches accounts. Be sure to arrive at around 8:30 am or earlier so you can complete these steps before the 9 a.m. Welcome.
9 a.m. Welcome Students and Parents, Gerber Center, Gavle Room
9:15 a.m.

Academic Success at Augustana, Your Program Evaluation, Christian Traditions and LSC 300, Gavle

Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean of the College
Dr. Margaret France, Director of Transfer and Transitional Advising
Susan Granet, Associate Registrar
10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Students rotate between two one-hour sessions; Gerber Center
 
Advising and Registration
             and
Campus Life, Student Loans
12:15 p.m.
Reunite with family; The Brew, CSL; optional lunch available, CSL Dining Room, no cost to students

Parents of Transfer Students schedule (June 2)

8:30 a.m.
Parent Check-in, Gerber Center, fourth floor; coffee, juice, pastries
 
Meet with staff from Financial Aid, Residential Life, Computer Services (ITS), Medical Coordinator, and CORE
9 a.m.

Welcome Students and Parents, Gavle Room, Gerber Center

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean of Students
Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean of Students
Dr. Margaret France, Director of Transfer and Transitional Advising

9:15 a.m.
Student Success in the Classroom, Gavle Room, Gerber Center

Dr. Pareena Lawrence, Dean of the College
 
10:15 a.m.
Break
 
10:30 a.m.
Student Success Outside the Classroom, Gavle Room, Gerber Center

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean and Vice President of Student Services
 
11:45 a.m.
Financial Realities, Gerber Center
Mr. Dave Myatt, Associate Director of Financial Assistance
Ms. Diane McCann, Director, Business Office
 
12:30 p.m. Reunite with your student, optional lunch available, The Brew, Gerber Center

First-Year Students Orientation & Registration schedule (August 6)

9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

Student Check-in, Gerber Center, fourth floor

Employment Forms
Student ID phots
Computer logins
Campus Communication/Media Release
ID photo

9:45 a.m.

Welcome Students and Parents, Gerber Center, Gavle Room

Kent Barnes, Vice President of Enrollment
Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean of Students
Mary Windeknecht, Director of First-Year Advising

10 - 11:00 a.m.

Residential Life Open House

11:00 a.m.

Review Student Day and Folder, Hanson Science Building, 102

Mary Windeknecht, Director of First-Year Advising
First-Year Mentors

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Student Ice-breakers

Office of Student Life and Leadership

12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

"What I want my Advisor to know about me." Hanson Science, 102

Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean

12:30 - 12:55 p.m.

Introduction to the Liberal Arts and Core Requirements, Hanson Science 102

Value of Foreign Language Study
Summer Reading/Augie Reads

Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean

1:00 p.m.

Lunch with First-year Mentors, Gerber Center Dining Room

1:50 p.m.

Advising/Registration Overview, Hanson 102

Mary Windeknecht, Director of First-year Advising

2:30 - 4:15 p.m.

Advising/Registration and Campus Life Sessions, Gerber Center

4:15 p.m.

Reunite with parents in The Brew, Gerber Center

Lemonade and cookies

Parents of First-Year Students Orientation & Registration schedule (August 6)

9:15 - 9:45 a.m.

Parent Check-in, Cerber Center, fourth floor

Talk with representatives from Residential Life, Financial Aid , Computer Services (ITS)

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean and Vice President of Student Life
Laura Schnack, Associate Dean of Students

9:45 a.m.

Welcome to Students and Parents, Gerber Center, Gavle Room

Kent Barnds, Vice President of Enrollment
Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean and Vice President of Student Life
Mary Windeknecht, Director of First-year Advising

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Residential Life Open House
11:00 a.m.

The Augustana Academic Experience, Gerber Center, Gavle Room

Dr. Pareena Lawrence, Provost and Dean of the College

11:30 a.m.

Academic Support Services:  Something for Everyone, Gerber Center, Gavle Room

Yen Dao, Professional Faculty and Coordinator of Student Success Services

11:45 a.m.

The Role of the Advisor, Gerber Center, Gavle Room

Mary Windeknecht, Director of First-Year Advising

12:00 p.m.

The Nuts and Bolts of Registration, Gerber Center, Gavle Room

Liesl Fowler, Registrar

12:45 p.m.

 Lunch

Available during lunch for one-on-one consultations:
Academic Accommodations - Yen Dao
Medical Accommodations - Evelyn Campbell
Mental Health - Mike Tendall

1:40 - 4:15 p.m.

 Break-out Session Options for Parents

August 17 Orientation & Registration schedule

This event is for new first-year and transfer students (and their families) who are not yet registered for the fall term. Students attending this event may move in to their residence hall on this morning at no additional cost. The student may also choose to move in on Tuesday, August 16, but an additional charge of $50 will apply.

Students should allow about 45 minutes for the check-in process between 11 am and noon.

For students and parents

11 am - noon

Check-in, Center for Student Life (CSL), fourth floor

Employment Forms
Photo for Student ID
Computer login
Immunization forms

Talk with representatives from Residential Life, Financial Aid and ITS

Noon - 12:50 pm

Lunch in CSL for students and parents

Students will receive a ticket for a free lunch at check-in.

1:00 p.m.

Welcome to families and students, Gavle 3

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean of Students
Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising

Student Schedule

1:15-1:30 pm                

Student Welcome, Gavle 1                                                        

Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean                                            

1:30-2:30 pm            

Your Augustana Game Plan
The Liberal Arts Core Curriculum
Academic Success at Augustana

Fall Registration Worksheet (first year students), Gavle 1

Your Program Evaluation (transfer students), Gavle 2

Dr. Kristin Douglas, Associate Dean
Susan Granet, Associate Registrar
Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising

2:30-4:10 pm

Students rotate between two 50-minute sessions:

1) Advising and Registration, fourth floor CSL
2) A. Campus Life, Gavle 2
    B. Student Loans, Gavle 2

4:10 pm

Reunite with family in The Brew, Gerber Center

Parent Schedule

1:15-1:20 pm                      

Parent Welcome, Gavle 3    

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean of Students                                                  

1:20-2:20 pm

Student Success...In the Classroom, Gavle 3

Mary Windeknecht, Director of First Year Advising
Pareena Lawrence, Provost of the College
Liesl Fowler, Registrar

2:20-2:30 pm

Break

2:30-3:30 pm

Student Success...Outside the Classroom, Gavle 3

Dr. Evelyn Campbell, Dean of Students
Mike Tendall, Director of Counseling Services

 

3:30-4:10 pm

Financial Realities

Diane McCann, Student Accounts Services Director
Dave Myatt, Financial Aid
Julie Bacon, Financial Aid

4:10 pm

Reunite with your student in The Brew, Gerber Center